The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 714 833 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 18.45% 20.40% 22.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.10% 56.13% 62.44%
Number of salaries quoted 648 717 761
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1229 1484 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.76% 36.34% 35.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 1240 1207
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +8 62 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Bolton +5 52 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Altrincham +3 21 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Rochdale -3 20 £47,500 +3.26% 2
Wigan -6 11 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Sale +1 7 £26,000 -38.82% 1
Cheadle +2 6 £33,750 +56.97% 3
Oldham -2 5 £30,500 +7.01% 3
Bury +1 4 £47,500 +82.69% 3
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 731 (51.55%) .NET
2 706 (49.79%) C#
3 669 (47.18%) SQL
4 542 (38.22%) ASP.NET
5 496 (34.98%) Microsoft
6 479 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
7 410 (28.91%) MVC
8 358 (25.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 355 (25.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 349 (24.61%) HTML
11 337 (23.77%) Windows
12 307 (21.65%) JavaScript
13 293 (20.66%) TDD
14 288 (20.31%) WCF
15 276 (19.46%) CSS
16 268 (18.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 260 (18.34%) T-SQL
18 257 (18.12%) ASP.NET MVC
19 226 (15.94%) MS Excel
20 213 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
21 211 (14.88%) Finance
22 207 (14.60%) Web Services
23 203 (14.32%) XML
24 186 (13.12%) jQuery
25 167 (11.78%) SQL Server 2012
26 165 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
27 161 (11.35%) .NET Framework
28 151 (10.65%) Scrum
29 143 (10.08%) VMware
30 140 (9.87%) Degree

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 114 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 98 (6.91%) IIS
3 80 (5.64%) Node.js
4 68 (4.80%) MS Exchange
5 40 (2.82%) Umbraco
6 34 (2.40%) CMS
6 34 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 30 (2.12%) WebSphere
8 26 (1.83%) WebLogic
9 20 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 19 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
11 18 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 18 (1.27%) Tomcat
12 15 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
13 13 (0.92%) Apache
14 12 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
15 11 (0.78%) Sitefinity
16 8 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 226 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 66 (4.65%) MS Office
3 19 (1.34%) PowerPivot
4 13 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.071%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.49%) SAP Business One
4 6 (0.42%) Tridion
5 5 (0.35%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.28%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.14%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.071%) assyst
9 1 (0.071%) MIS ActiveH
9 1 (0.071%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.071%) MFGPRO
9 1 (0.071%) Agresso
9 1 (0.071%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.071%) Line 500
9 1 (0.071%) Magento
9 1 (0.071%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 102 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.05%) Office 365
4 23 (1.62%) IBM PureFlex
5 10 (0.71%) SaaS
6 9 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (0.56%) GitHub
8 5 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.071%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.071%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.071%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 71 (5.01%) SAN
2 49 (3.46%) Internet
3 42 (2.96%) DNS
4 36 (2.54%) VPN
5 35 (2.47%) Firewall
6 32 (2.26%) LAN
7 30 (2.12%) TCP/IP
8 26 (1.83%) DHCP
9 23 (1.62%) WAN
9 23 (1.62%) Intranet
10 19 (1.34%) HTTP
11 15 (1.06%) Ethernet
11 15 (1.06%) VoIP
12 13 (0.92%) Broadband
13 10 (0.71%) FTP
13 10 (0.71%) VLAN
13 10 (0.71%) NAS
14 9 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (0.63%) IPv4
15 6 (0.42%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (25.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 355 (25.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 268 (18.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 167 (11.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 135 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 132 (9.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 109 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
8 97 (6.84%) Relational Database
9 65 (4.58%) RDBMS
10 57 (4.02%) MySQL
11 51 (3.60%) SQL Server 2000
12 44 (3.10%) Oracle Database
13 37 (2.61%) NoSQL
14 35 (2.47%) DB2
15 29 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 25 (1.76%) Big Data
17 23 (1.62%) Oracle Exadata
18 21 (1.48%) OLAP
18 21 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
19 20 (1.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 117 (8.25%) NUnit
2 97 (6.84%) Git (software)
3 94 (6.63%) Visual Studio
4 93 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (3.10%) Subversion
6 42 (2.96%) Selenium
7 41 (2.89%) Rhino Mocks
7 41 (2.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 37 (2.61%) Maven
9 27 (1.90%) Moq
9 27 (1.90%) Cucumber
10 26 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 23 (1.62%) MSTest
12 20 (1.41%) Mercurial
13 14 (0.99%) JUnit
14 13 (0.92%) Jenkins
15 11 (0.78%) SpecFlow
16 8 (0.56%) ReSharper
16 8 (0.56%) TeamCity
17 6 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 211 (14.88%) Finance
2 64 (4.51%) Games
3 49 (3.46%) Legal
4 44 (3.10%) Retail
5 34 (2.40%) Advertising
6 19 (1.34%) Marketing
7 15 (1.06%) Local Government
8 14 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.56%) Banking
10 7 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.49%) Law
11 4 (0.28%) Automotive
12 2 (0.14%) Back Office
13 1 (0.071%) Electronics
13 1 (0.071%) Front Office
13 1 (0.071%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.071%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 811 (57.19%) Developer
2 392 (27.64%) .NET Developer
3 241 (17.00%) C# Developer
4 167 (11.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 166 (11.71%) Analyst
6 125 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 125 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 122 (8.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 112 (7.90%) DBA
9 104 (7.33%) SQL Developer
10 98 (6.91%) SQL DBA
11 83 (5.85%) Software Developer
12 73 (5.15%) Web Developer
13 72 (5.08%) Consultant
14 59 (4.16%) Architect
14 59 (4.16%) Senior .NET Developer
15 55 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 52 (3.67%) Senior C# Developer
17 49 (3.46%) SQL Server DBA
18 43 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 731 (51.55%) .NET
2 542 (38.22%) ASP.NET
3 349 (24.61%) HTML
4 288 (20.31%) WCF
5 276 (19.46%) CSS
6 257 (18.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 207 (14.60%) Web Services
8 203 (14.32%) XML
9 186 (13.12%) jQuery
10 161 (11.35%) .NET Framework
11 135 (9.52%) LINQ
12 116 (8.18%) HTML5
13 104 (7.33%) WPF
14 98 (6.91%) REST
15 90 (6.35%) Entity Framework
16 78 (5.50%) Ajax
17 76 (5.36%) AngularJS
18 72 (5.08%) Ninject
18 72 (5.08%) SOAP
19 70 (4.94%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 165 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (4.58%) Replication
3 57 (4.02%) Mobile App
4 52 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
5 45 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 45 (3.17%) NHS
6 42 (2.96%) User Experience
7 38 (2.68%) iPhone
8 37 (2.61%) Clustering
9 30 (2.12%) Computer Science
10 27 (1.90%) Streaming Music
11 26 (1.83%) FlexPod
12 23 (1.62%) Statistics
13 21 (1.48%) Management Information System
14 20 (1.41%) Visualisation
14 20 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
15 17 (1.20%) Client/Server
16 15 (1.06%) N-Tier
17 11 (0.78%) Thin Client
17 11 (0.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 337 (23.77%) Windows
2 88 (6.21%) Linux
3 74 (5.22%) Android
4 54 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (3.17%) UNIX
7 39 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (2.05%) AIX
9 24 (1.69%) Windows 7
10 23 (1.62%) Apple iOS
10 23 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (1.62%) HPUX
10 23 (1.62%) Solaris
10 23 (1.62%) SUSE
10 23 (1.62%) OS/400
10 23 (1.62%) zOS
11 19 (1.34%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.92%) Windows XP
13 12 (0.85%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (28.91%) MVC
3 293 (20.66%) TDD
4 213 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
5 151 (10.65%) Scrum
6 127 (8.96%) Web Application Development
7 117 (8.25%) OO
8 108 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
9 99 (6.98%) ETL
10 96 (6.77%) Project Management
11 89 (6.28%) E-Commerce
11 89 (6.28%) Mentoring
12 87 (6.14%) Software Engineering
13 84 (5.92%) Web Development
14 78 (5.50%) CRM
15 76 (5.36%) Unit Testing
15 76 (5.36%) Dependency Injection
15 76 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
16 74 (5.22%) ITIL
17 67 (4.72%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 706 (49.79%) C#
2 669 (47.18%) SQL
3 307 (21.65%) JavaScript
4 260 (18.34%) T-SQL
5 119 (8.39%) Java
6 108 (7.62%) VB.NET
7 73 (5.15%) VBA
8 59 (4.16%) C++
9 49 (3.46%) PowerShell
10 33 (2.33%) C
10 33 (2.33%) PHP
10 33 (2.33%) VB
11 19 (1.34%) Ruby
12 12 (0.85%) Python
13 11 (0.78%) VBScript
13 11 (0.78%) Objective-C
14 10 (0.71%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.63%) COBOL
16 8 (0.56%) Perl
16 8 (0.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 140 (9.87%) Degree
2 58 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (1.55%) MCP
4 21 (1.48%) MCSE
5 18 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (1.13%) MCITP
7 15 (1.06%) MCSA
8 14 (0.99%) MCTS
9 13 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (0.92%) ISEB
10 11 (0.78%) CCNA
10 11 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.56%) NCDA
12 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 6 (0.42%) MCPD
13 5 (0.35%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.21%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.67%) QA
2 32 (2.26%) SLA
3 15 (1.06%) HL7
4 4 (0.28%) DICOM
4 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.21%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.14%) WAI
7 1 (0.071%) WCAG
System Software
1 88 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 49 (3.46%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.62%) KVM
5 19 (1.34%) vSphere
6 14 (0.99%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.78%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.49%) XenApp
9 5 (0.35%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.28%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.28%) pfSense
10 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.14%) Cronacle
11 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.14%) XenServer
12 1 (0.071%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 23 (1.62%) Tivoli
2 11 (0.78%) SCCM
3 8 (0.56%) SCOM
4 7 (0.49%) Puppet
5 5 (0.35%) SCOrch
5 5 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.28%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.28%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.28%) ARCserve
6 4 (0.28%) cPanel
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.14%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.14%) MOM
8 2 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.14%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.071%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.071%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.071%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 496 (34.98%) Microsoft
2 143 (10.08%) VMware
3 121 (8.53%) Oracle
4 57 (4.02%) Citrix
5 53 (3.74%) Cisco
6 48 (3.39%) HP
6 48 (3.39%) NetApp
7 45 (3.17%) IBM
8 44 (3.10%) Google
9 32 (2.26%) EMC
10 30 (2.12%) SAP
11 26 (1.83%) Symantec
11 26 (1.83%) Sitecore
11 26 (1.83%) Tableau
12 25 (1.76%) Brocade
12 25 (1.76%) CheckPoint
12 25 (1.76%) Juniper
13 24 (1.69%) Red Hat
14 23 (1.62%) BMC
14 23 (1.62%) CA
Wigan, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 minutes ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Market leading career path
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Computer Futures - North (Permanent)
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday